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London Sonata No. 1

By Martino Bitti

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Violin & basso continuo
Composed by Martino Bitti. Edited by Alessandro Borin / Michael Talbot. Full score and parts. Published by Edition HH Music Publishers (HH.HH328-FSP).

Item Number: HH.HH328-FSP

ISBN 9790708092803.

Typically for Bitti's earlier sonatas, the Sonata in B flat major that heads the London group features four movements in the standard configuration for chamber sonatas of the time: a prelude like slow opening movement followed by three further movements of either implicit or explicit dance character. This sonata has a particularly interesting second movement (Allemanda), where Bitti displays his rhythmic finesse and spontaneity of invention.

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